Chief Judge of Lagos State issues Small Claims Court Directions

Chief Judge of Lagos State issues Small Claims Court Directions
May 15, 2018 Bayo Oyagbola

The Honourable Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi O. Oke has issued Practice Directions on small claims in the State.

The Honourable Chief Judge, acting on powers conferred by section 274 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the High Court Law of Lagos State and the Magistrates Courts Law, issued the directives which are to apply and be observed in such Magistrates Courts as are designated as Small Claims Courts as well as by the High Court when sitting on appeal on such Small Claims Courts.